Announcer and Producer
Crystal Ligori is a fill-in host/announcer for Oregon Public Broadcasting and produces the weekly radio program "Literary Arts: The Archive Project."
Before joining OPB, Crystal was a "Jill of all Trades" at the active rock station KUFO in Portland. In addition to her on-air role, she was the interim music director and hosted a weekly, local music show. Before moving to Portland, Crystal worked at modern music station KZZU in Spokane, Washington, and at student-run radio station KBGA in Missoula, Montana.
Crystal earned her degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Montana. While there, she earned a Society of Professional Journalists award for television feature reporting and a Hearst Journalism Award for broadcast news radio features. Crystal is also a freelance voiceover artist.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," the "New York Times’" Melena Ryzik interviews writer, filmmaker, and entrepreneur Francis Ford Coppola on the subject of his new book "Live Cinema and Its Techniques."
Colson Whitehead and Yaa Gyasi joined in 2016 at Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival to discuss race, fiction, and the legacy of both in American culture.
Authors Jonathan Lethem, Helen Phillips and Dana Spiotta discuss their work as writers who “fudge the line between the imaginary and the real world” at 2016’s Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival.
On "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," novelists Richard Russo and Karen Russell and poet Kevin Young joined us at 2016’s Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival to discuss issues of inequality and how they influence their work.
"Literary Arts: The Archive Project," brings you celebrated novelist and screenwriter, Alice Hoffman in conversation with the Director of the Multnomah County Library, Vailey Oehlke at 2016’s Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival.
This week on "The Archive Project," Young Adult fantasy novelists P.C. Cast, Renée Ahdieh, and Kendare Blake joined us in 2016 at Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival to discuss magic, artistic process, and creating inspiring characters for young women.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Oregon Book Award-winner Jon Raymond interviews writer, musician and actress Carrie Brownstein on the subject of her memoir "Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl."
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," David Remnick, Editor of "The New Yorker" and host of "The New Yorker Radio Hour" on OPB, shares humorous personal stories from his his career in journalism.
Old friends, Elizabeth Gilbert and Ann Patchett, share an intimate conversation about their careers, craft, personal challenges and achievements.